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Ecotourism in the Domaine de Taanayel

In 2009 the Domaine de Taanayel and arcenciel signed a long term partnership deal of which the mission is to enhance the environment for social work services. The objective is to make the Domaine an agricultural center and a main tourist attraction with innovative activities.

Under this context, at Taanayel, one form of participation in sustainable development is articulated at the Ecolodge and the Khan which are coupled in the field, where discovery and awareness activities are organized for everyone.




arcenciel defines and develops its touristic activity according to three main criteria:



In November 2015, the Domaine de Taanayel welcomed 117,000 visitors. Given the success of this activity and its social and cultural impact, arcenciel develops new projects and pursues the revival of the Domaine through:




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registered in the Domaine de Taanayel every week-end
speech therapy session
in arcenciel dispensaries of medical care can be funded with 8 bike rentals in the Domaine de Taanayel


The Domaine offers Ecotourism activities such as: hiking, cycling, horse riding, carriage rides, an educational farm, mud-bricks workshops, rope courses for school groups.

The area is equipped with convenient guide posts, which sensitizes the public to the discovery of cultures and respect of the environment.


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Domaine de Taanayel entry: 3,000LL

Cycling: 5,000LL

Professional Cycling: 10,000LL

Horse riding: 30,000LL

Fitness trail: free

The Domaine’s dairy farm offers groups a breakfast or lunch formula which includes all kinds of drinks, dairy products, jams, candies and indulgences.



Every year the Domaine de Taanayel welcomes several events: Marathon de la Paix (students run around the lakes and participate to environmental awareness workshops), Christmas market (activities for children, local craftsmen, food court, choral, Santa Claus…) and many other events.


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Shoots and photo sessions within the Domaine traditional forest are also possible. Several regional and Lebanese creative personalities have chosen to shoot their music videos in the Domaine countryside, artists such as Maya Diab, Chiraz, Elissa, Chérine, Wael kfoury, Ragheb Alémé, Assala, Fadel Shaker & Yara, etc.


For more information: +961 (0)8 540 066